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September 3, 1959

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Send Us The Names Parents, this is the time of Year when your sons and dau- ghters will be going away for college. Send us the name and college they will attend so that we can make mention of the fact in our personal column. Also we ~ill send them The Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate while they are away for just SMITH STRIDER FUNERAL HOME 304 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE :- Day 370 Night I~ .-, u o DR. 0. T. REaR FOOT. SPECIALIST Will Be un Charles Town I AI ERNOON and NIGHT l ,om 1:00 to 7:00 P. M. n 107 South Charles Street m Telephone 519-M EVERY THURNDAY Richard Henry Lewis Dies In Charles Town Richard Henry Lewis, ~ho for the past 26 years has worked for Charles Town attorney F. A. Bro~cn died at l~s home, 216 S. West Street, Charles Town about 1 a. m. Wednesday morning after a,-~ extended illness. The deceased was born Nov. 2, 891 in Viewtown, Va. He was the last survivor of his immediate fan fly. He was also a veteran of World War I. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p. m. from the Smith & Stri- der Funeral Home, the Rev. S. H. Patterson, pastor of Zion Baptist Church, Charles Town officiating. Burial will be made in Fairview Cemetery. By Miss Dorothy Bowers Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ranallt and family of MillviHe were visi- tors Monday evening at She home of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Boyd. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grey and daughters Carla and Donna shop- ped in Hagerstown, Md. on Sat- urday. Mr. William Trail and s(m Day id of Bolivar accompanied by the :format's sister-in-law, Mrs. Earl Puncher motored to Pocomoke !City, ,Md. on Thursday where they visited Mr. and .Mrs. William Trail Jr. and daughter. They re- turned home on Friday, accompan ied by Mrs. Trail and son Mark w~o spent last week with her son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Ken,hath Anders and family of Reason were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Ander's par .nts Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Oft. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Oft and Cam RANSON, W. VA. GOOD FOOD FAST AND EFFICIENT SERVICE BREAKFAST -- SHORT ORDERS DINNERS -- FOUNTAIN SERVICE SANDWICHES ily of Millville were visitors with h2s p~rent~ in the afterno~.n and along with them visited Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Becker near ~arpers Ferry in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Muse ~n Timothy and Mrs. Winerd Bow- era were visitors Sunday evening with Mrs. Ge,ntry L. Muse and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Muse and Cam ily in Leesburg, Va. Mrs. Henry McKee and daugh- ter Karla Kay of Ranson and Miss Jeannie Curley of Washington, D. C. visited with Mrs. McKee's par- Miss Cleora Teffean of Haddons field, N. J. and Mrs. Clarence Teff ean of Collingswood who are guests at Prato Rio each s,~mmer ent,ertaJned ~or the Bratina's at their homes. While the Bratina's were away their home was e,ntered by a thief and some valuable articles taken. The robbery being investigated by the State Troopers. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Slusher Jr. and daughter Oail joined Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Burkhart Jr. and children Kenny and Mary I~u of eats, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Mc- Martinsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Ahoy and sons c~.] Saturday. Mar-Norman Keesecker and son Lloyd shall MeAboy, Jr. and his bro- of,near Baker Heights at the Mar- ther, David both in the U. S. Navy tinsburg Park Thur.~lay evening spent She weekend with their par for a picnic supper. eats. Dinner gue.~t~s Sunday of Mr. ~F d and Mrs. William Honk and fam-Jayce 0o , fly were (Mrs. Florence Pope and Mrs. Bertha Morgan of Harpers At J Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Simc~ns efferson Fair and son Michael of Ransom Family Reunion Once again the Jeffeerson Coun The annual Whittington Family ty Junior Chamber of Commerce Reunion was held Saturday after- will lend a big helping hand to noon in the playgrot~nd area of the Jeff. County Fair both from Mr. and Mrs. Francis T. Whitt- the standpoint of services to the ington, near their home. Sixty two fair patrons and also in boosting family members and five visitors the Fair's finances by operati,.ng were present for the enjoyable oc- the food and drink concessions at [mus and William Perry were nan ed by President Connie Hammgnn .to serve as co-chairmen of this project, with Harold Kisner being named treasurer, All profits from the cc~uces~sions will be turned over to the Fair Board to help defray the cost of the show. The concession will be open each day from 12 noon until clos- ing time at night. It was also announced by the Jaycees that their organization had been tusked and agreed to be the coordinator of events a,t the Harpers Ferry Cente,nnial cele- [bration at Harpers Ferry next i month. Harold Kisner and Carl }Merchant were named as co-chair men of this project. MIDDLEWAY Mrs. Randoph Barnes Mr. and Mrs. James Melton and son of Manassas, Va. recently spe~nt a weekend with Mrs. L. M. Watson and Mrs. Bertie Watson. On Sunday they entertained the l following guests: Mr. and 'Mrs. Charles Deeds and children, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Deeds and daughters Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wilson and mg his sister Mrs. James Gran- tham. Mr. and Mrs. Cden Braithwai~e and daughters of Wyoming, Del. are here to spend a vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Grover Dunlop. They were accompanied by 'Mr. a,.ud Mrs. E(~ward Laramore who spent the .weekend returning home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hiller~, Mr. John Hillery and Crosen Liase ]of Mount Airy, Md. were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kennebh Hillery. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Meyer have returned home after spend- mg a weeks vacation enjoying the beautiful .scenery in .the Pennsyl- vania Mountains and visiting :friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sohill and family were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Crim Thursday at Ptmntation Manor, near Ma~in~ b~lv[r."'" Alexander M, Cockey and son Allan of Purcell~lle, Va. call- ed upon Mrs. l~ndolph ~rnes Sunday afternoon. , The W. S. C. S. of the ,Metho- dist Churc~ held the monthly meeting Wednesday night in the church. Mesdames Frazier Wat- son and Frank Wwtson were hos- SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, WRMeaS ADVOCATE 1959 5--A , , ,, ,,j By Mrs, Julia Whipp Viands *Mr. and Mrs, William 15rye and son Bobby Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brulswick, ,Md., Mr. and (Mrs. Sublette Chamblin of Ranson i and Mrs. Elizabeth Henry and son Gary of the Bloomery were Sun- day visitors wlt)h Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye and son Sylvester. Mr. and 'Mrs. Garland Henry and son David Lee spent .the week ~end with their so,n-in-law and dau ghter Mr. and (Mrs. Johnnie Ham ,pton and son Terry in Baltimore, Md. GarY Goliday who had been i visiting his cousin David returned to his home in Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Plotner and ,~wo little grandsons Irvm and Davie of HedgesviHe and ,Mr. Roy Webber of Winchester, Va. were S]nday~,,, viistors wieh Mrs. Maude SmaHwood and brother Mr. Rob- ert Dousy Viands. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins and granddaughter Joyce were Mr. l~ss $tagner St. a,nd li~,tle granddaughter of MurrHl Hill were Sunday callers with his son Mr. and Mrs. Ross Stoner Jr. Mr. and Mm. Donald Hover- n~ale and children of Bolivar, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and dau- ghter Sherri of Virginia, M~rs. l~Ia~l Thomson of Harpers Ferry and (Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands of .Ra,'~ son were callers wi:th ,Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. at the Bloomery. Mrs. Helen Shirley has returned to her job as assistant supervisor at the general telephone Co. in town. Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Viands and sons Jackie and Gler~'~ attend ed the birthday party on Sunday ~t Middleway of Donald Lee Shir- ley given by h~s mother in honor of Donald's fith birthday. Do,aid received some nice and useful pres en~s. i Mr. and ~Mrs. Robert Frye were callers one evening last week with her sister Mrs. Elizabeth Henry and sons at ~the Bloomery. Mrs. James Chapman and little son and her sister ,Mrs. ~V/ary Francis Custer of Washington, D. ensiGn, the Fair to be held at Shenandoah son a~nd Mr. Barthol Watson. testes. Sunday callers with Joyce parents C. were Saturday evening callers Downs race track Sept. 3 throug~h Mr. and Mrs. Albert Eaton of ,Mr. and M~..Obie Johnston. Lit- wlt)h Mrs. t-Iarry Shirley and fan- 5. Washington s~)ent Tuesdav and FRIENDLY CLASS TO MEET tie ~om'~ie oonnston is also visit- ~ly near Mlddlewav Through the splendid cooperat- Wednesday with Mrs. M,arshall FRIllY, SEPTEMBER llth ing her grandparents in K~ble- -Mr. and ~VIrs. Subiette C, hamblin ion of the management of Shen- Engle. Mrs. Eagle accompanied -------- ~own. of Ranson and Mr. Sylvester Frye By Mrs, Mary Bruce Furr andoah Downs the Jaycees and them to Mrs. C. D. Boyer's home The Friendly Class of the Char ,Mr. Forrest Cl~am'.blin of ,Middle of Bethesda, Md. were tel'lets with their wi~es will serve milk soft i where they visited until Saturday. les Town Methodist Chur(~h will way sper~t-several evenings last ,Mrs. Elizwbeth Henry and sons at Mrs. Ily ,Bratina and children drinks and sandwiches to fair Mrs. L. M. Watson spent Friday meet at the home of Mrs. Howard week with his brother-in-law and ~he Bloomery. patrons from the track cafeteria with Mrs. Margaret Janney and Penwell, North Mildred Street, I~ri sister :Mr.Theirand ~Mrs. ~oCmrtofRObertBeth Gladt, hattOMr.hearElmofrOm ,the last re- Ludwila, Barbara and Christian at the no,-~hern end of the grand .Mrs. Fra,ncis Ma~aha in Ransom day, September llth a~ 8:00 P. M. Frye, son Sylvester port Wageley, a pa- returned Sunday to their home at Prate Rio in Leetown after spend- stand, i Mr. Bill Flu has returned to his ~ esda, Md. spent the weekend with tient in the Winchester,,~ Hoslai.tat ing a week with Mrs. Bratina's Richard Hart, Charles Nicode- home in Bristol, Tenn. after visit READ THE CLASSIFIEDS his parents here~ was ,improving some. rot or ........ -- and family of Camden, N.J. / During their visit the children enjoyed sightseeing trips to places of historic interest in Philadelphia a 3 hour boat ride down the Del- aware l~|ver to the amusement park at Riverview Beach and a number of family gatherings. The most exciting event occur- red during a day spent at the sea shore at Harvey Cedars. While the children were swimming in the bay, sharks were sighted scarcely 25 feet away. It was know~n that ten large sharks had entered the bay at the Barnegat Light Inlet. Three of the sharks have been shot but the rest are still at large in Barnegat Bay. [ Mr. and Mrs. Luster Locke of Pit !cairn, Pa. drove i,u Saturday to visit a Iew days with Mrs. J, S. Locke, Glad to hear Mr. Taylor Wink- lax is showi~g some improvement after being a patient in the Kings Daughters Hospital for over a week. CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., INC. SET'N F0tGET bamer with e breia ... th, mosl wanted, lha most bnportant s~gle feature in a modern range todoy Thermostatically controlled burner controls the tempera- ture automatically, eliminates scorching, burning and spill-overs. .q~so Dial Yew TOml~m~ Pay only' $10.00 Monthly AFTER SMALL DOWN PAYMEN$ A honey of a range starring feature after fea- ture in just 30" . . . automatic Set 'n Forget burner, giant 24" oven, Sizzle 'N Simmer burners, smokeless broiling to ~ame but a few. GOIDSTt q , ,! 114 NORTH CHARLES ST. 226 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. COMPLETE ESSOTANE GAS SERVICE L McDONALD, JR., AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. 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